Dear Parents and carers, Thanks for your continuing exceptional support during this period of remote education. We are fortunate to have such a positive and resilient community of parents and carers, and we are enjoying working with you to ensure that both remote education and in school provision is as effective as it possibly can…

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Dear Parents and carers, Thank you for not only your support but also your flexibility in coping with what has been a fairly intense and concerning week, both in education and more globally.  I know that change can be difficult for everyone, especially for some of our young people  – as well as for parents…

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Dear Parents and Carers, Following the Prime Minister’s announcement last night, I am writing to outline the contingency plans we are putting in to place in order ensure the very best possible education is provided during this period of closure to most students. Given the unexpected nature of this announcement, there does remain much detail…

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Dear Parents and Carers, I hope that you have all enjoyed a relaxing Christmas. Apologies for intruding into your New Year’s Eve, but as you are likely to be aware, the Government has again modified arrangements for the start of term across the country. Essentially, this pushes back all dates by one week from those…

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Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you so much for all of your incredible support during 2020. This has without a doubt been the most difficult and challenging year I have ever experienced working in education, and I know that these experiences and emotions are shared by many in our community, both in your personal and…

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Dear Parents and carers, After a week of relative stability, the Department for Education have sent out some further guidance on a number of matters which have required some fairly rapid decision making.  Full details are below and whilst I know that we have a wide range of viewpoints from across our school community, I…

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Dear Parents and Carers, The only constant in the current situation is the fact that change continues apace – and as some situations are resolved, others emerge. There is a fair amount of detail below, both in terms of updates from Wollaston School and also in reference to some recently released national guidance.   Positive…

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